Budge Patty

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Patty in 1958

John Edward "Budge" Patty (February 11, 1924 – October 3, 2021) was an American tennis player. He was ranked world No. 1 in 1950 by John Olliff of The Daily Telegraph. In 1950, he won the men's singles at the French Championships and the Wimbledon Championships. He also won the 1946 French Championships mixed doubles and the 1957 Wimbledon Championships doubles.[1]

Patty was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was married to Marcina and had two daughters. Patty died on October 3, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland at the age of 97.[2]

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  1. "Budge Patty". International Tennis Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  2. La légende Budge Patty n’est plus

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